“State of the Schools” Monday and More Budget Discussions Coming Up


  • Mon Jan 21 @ 7:00pmHPTA Annual State of the Schools Presentation with Superintendent Dr Cathy MacLeod and School Committee Chair Nancy Burdick on HCAM-ED (Comcast 96/Verizon 31). Live Q & A after the presentation. Call in with your questions 508-435-7887 or email them in advance to secretary@hptaonline.com.
  • Thurs Jan 23 @ 7:30pm – School Committee Budget Working Session (No public comment) – Elementary School Budgets (Center, Elmwood and Hopkins Schools)
  • Thurs Jan 30 @ 7:30pm – School Committee Public Hearing on School Budget and adoption by School Committee of Preliminary FY 15 Budget
  • 2/25 – Town Manager presents Town Budget to the Board of Selectmen (Public Comment included)
  • 3/11 – Board of Selectmen submit final Town Budget to Appropriation
  • April 2014 – Date TBD – Appropriation Committee discusses School Budget (Public Comment Included)
  • 4/28 – School Budget booklet e-mailed and posted on HPS website
  • 5/5 – Annual Town Meeting begins, typically lasts for multiple evenings